Education

Education and a segregated society

Sir, – Margaret Marshall (Letters, November 7th) points out that poll after poll shows that a majority of parents in Northern Ireland would like their children’s schools to transform to integrated status, yet the majority…

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Run for Education on November 24

The 21km half-marathon will be a single-loop race from the City Centre to the Kolkata Gate in New Town and back(iStock) The running season will take off from City Centre in Salt Lake on November…


Rights group: Iraq education system on brink of collapse

Millions of students across Iraq are losing out amid a shortage of teachers and education funding, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has said. Across Iraq, 2.5 million children are in need of education support, including 775,000 internally displaced children…




TikTok makes education push in India

China’s TikTok  today launched an education program in India as the popular short-video app looks to expand its offering and assuage local authority in one of its biggest markets. This is the first time TikTok has launched…



Why Skills Training Can’t Replace Higher Education

Much of the current media-reported posturing by policy makers and pundits about the failure of U.S. colleges and universities to adequately prepare people for the 21st workplace is either ill informed or misguided, in my opinion….


Three Things To Know About Joe Biden’s Higher Education Plan

Presidential candidate Joe Biden proposes a higher education plan. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) This morning, presidential candidate Joe Biden released his comprehensive plan for higher education. Before today, the former Vice President had only mentioned pieces…